Wishes pour in for PM Modi on his 68th birthday

Narendra Modi

New Delhi, Sep 17: Birthday greetings and wishes have started pouring in from early morning on Monday for Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s 68th birthday.

PM will celebrate his birthday in his parliamentary constituency Varanasi today. He will reach Varanasi for a two-day visit in the afternoon.

Leaders from across the political spectrum took to Twitter to wish the Prime Minister on his birthday.

President Ram Nath Kovind extended birthday greetings to the Prime Minister and wished for his long life. “Birthday greetings to our Prime Minister @narendramodi. Wish him a long life and many years of dedicated service to the people of the country,” tweeted the President.

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley also took to Twitter to wish Prime Minister Modi. “Warm birthday compliments to the dynamic and illustrious Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi ji. I wish him good health and a long life. May he continue to render for many more years his exceptional services to the nation and guide the country to its glory,” Jaitley wrote.

Lauding Prime Minister for his “dynamic leadership”, Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar tweeted, “Heartiest birthday wishes to our Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The nation continues to make progress under your dynamic leadership.”

Former Vice Chairman of NITI Aayog Arvind Panagariya also extended his greetings through a tweet. “Happy birthday Prime Minister @narendramodi May the nation have the benefit of your strong and dynamic leadership for many years to come”, he tweeted.

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath wished Prime Minister Modi a long life and good health on his birthday. “Heartfelt greetings to Prime Minister Narendra Modi. I pray for your long life and good health,” Adityanath tweeted.

Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee, Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal also extended their greetings and wished a healthy life to PM Modi. The Opposition Congress too wished the prime minister on his 68th birthday.

Narendra Damodardas Modi was born to Hiraba and Damodardas Modi in Vadnagar in Gujarat’s Mehsana district on September 17, 1950. He was sworn in as the Prime Minister of India on 26 May 2014 at the Rashtrapati Bhavan. He became the first Prime Minister born after India’s independence from the British Empire.

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) observes the day, September 17, as ‘Sewa Diwas’ across India with the party leaders organising various welfare programmes like cleanliness drives and blood donation camps.


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